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What's the future of Texas Student Media?
April 29, 2015
Forum editor Amil Malik opens the page to current TSM managers, asking them to comment on the future of student media.
Forum issue focuses on fashion ahead of Fusion Fashion Show on April 23
April 15, 2015
Forum editor Amil Malik discusses both the artistic and corporate side of fashion, building off the last Forum issue which contained a piece on the UT Fusion Fashion Show.
Pursuing the arts has value
April 1, 2015
Forum Editor Amil Malik discusses the importance of the arts, highlighting two current initiatives at the university.
TSM Board position will protect the interests of a community
February 26, 2015
TSM Board candidate wants to work for the interests of its passionate community.
TSM board candidate says experience at the Texan will help in board position
February 22, 2015
Candidate Amil Malik says working for the Texan gives her a sense of duty to help student media.
Forum editor Amil Malik talks with the campus executive chef
February 4, 2015
Campus Executive Chef Robert Mayberry explains how DHFS operates and discusses the initiatives currently in place to promote healthy eating.
Despite the focus on food, sustainability is often overlooked
February 4, 2015
Forum Editor Amil Malik explains the focus of this issue — healthy eating and sustainable food initiatives.
This week's Forum to focus on student involvement off campus
January 21, 2015
Forum will feature the experiences of UT students who have gone beyond the Forty Acres.
This holiday season, focus on service
December 3, 2014
Forum editor Amil Malik discusses the concept behind this issue of the Forum.
Real history of Thanksgiving
November 19, 2014
Forum editor Amil Malik discusses the complicated history of Thanksgiving.
Forum page opens up space for SG, Senate, and GSA
November 5, 2014
Forum editor Amil Malik opens up the page to SG, Senate, and GSA as each group reflects on what they've acheived thus far.
November 4 offers new options
October 22, 2014
Forum editor Amil Malik discusses the upcoming election, which will take place Nov. 4.
Revisiting the 2010 shooting
September 24, 2014
This week's Forum page looks back at the 2010 Perry-Castañeda Library shooting.
September 10, 2014
This issue's Forum page revisits September 11, 2001 — a consequential moment in our history — in recognition of the day's 13th anniversary. Forum editor Amil Malik explains the concept behind the page.
Forum page opens up space for diverse University voices
August 27, 2014
Forum editor Amil Malik explains the concept behind the page. The theme for this issue's Forum is "back to school."
Education and taxes shaping up to be contentious issues in Texas governor's race
October 31, 2013
With the 2014 gubernatorial election a year away, Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott are already sparring over education funding and tax increases.
Why UT students should care about the debt ceiling and a potential U.S. default
October 16, 2013
As the U.S. government approaches a default on Thursday, students should be aware of what the potential consequences might be.
For Austin's homeless, affordable housing makes a difference
October 1, 2013
Austin's homeless suffer from a lack of affordable housing and living-wage jobs, but there are many small ways for students to help.
Don't lose hope for struggling students
April 25, 2013
Were House Bill 5 to pass, educators would essentially have to brand students. They would steer one set of students towards math and science courses that would help them in college, and another set of students to technical-based training that will make them employable right after graduating high school.
Q&A: Prabhudev Konana
April 16, 2013
Amil Malik sat down with Prabhudev Konana, chair of the Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management to talk about HB 5, a bill that reduces the number of standardized tests.
Give online a chance
April 2, 2013
Should colleges develop and offer online courses? Yes. And UT’s online course system should be much improved.
Eat, drink, but listen up
March 21, 2013
In October, customers bought a total of 10,703 cookies, 13,310 Krispy Kreme donuts, 9,082 packets of chips and 3,451 sodas just at Jester.
Don’t mandate volunteering
February 17, 2013
The Texas Legislature is an idiosyncratic establishment from which impractical bills often arise. Consider House Bill 22.
Greg Abbott in the Big Apple
January 29, 2013
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott places ads on popular news media sites inviting gun-toting New Yorkers to Texas.
Keep Austin’s cycling tradition alive without Lance
January 22, 2013
As a city, Austin should try to preserve what Austin gave to cycling and keep that in mind when evaluating the Armstrong episode.
November 13, 2012
On a recent evening, due to no fault of my own, a rogue cyclist almost crashed into my car.
Healthy eating starts with us
October 30, 2012
Over the past eight to nine years, the Division of Housing and Food Services at UT has been working hard to provide more nutritious food in the cafeterias.
Q&A: Lloyd Doggett
October 14, 2012
Congressman Lloyd Doggett spoke to Daily Texan columnist Amil Malik about important issues in the upcoming presidential election.
How lectures prevent you from learning
October 4, 2012
Have you ever walked away from a class feeling you haven’t learned a thing?